Thursday, July 17, 2014

Suppressed emotions




~ Heart of Stone | Cher ~

"Our tears are what happens when it rains deep inside our hearts and we cannot hold the rain any longer."

- Philippos



Sometimes we hold little things inside that build up and fester.  No matter what, things just don't seem right.  Those little things can rob our peace and joy for life itself.

When the tears start to flow, someone may ask why you are crying.  You honestly answer that you don't know.  It can be a general discontent for life as it is at the moment, yet still difficult to explain.  It is just there, residing inside like a disease taking over the body and soul.

Unresolved feelings of resentment can reside deep within our subconscious mind without even knowing they are there.  They live with us.  It happens when you sweep something unpleasant under the rug, hoping it will go away.  It never does, even when you forget it is there.

It could be something ugly said or done that hurt your feelings deeply that you have swept under the rug . . . it is still there.

Some people can experience hurt feelings, shrug it off and forget it forever.  For others, it is nearly impossible.

Suppressed emotions and feelings can be so dangerous to our mental health. While it is also dangerous to dwell on these things, they must be dealt with before they reach deep within our subconscious mind to haunt us and come out when we least expect it.




2 comments:

Catherine said...

Dear Gina, This is all true. Sometimes you really don't know why you well up with tears at the most unexpected moment, yet you do.
These emotions walk with us and are the times that we chose not to engage and turn the other cheek or are the memories of loved ones no longer with us on earth.
Please take care.
Blessings dear. Catherine xo

Gina Alfani said...

Thank you for commenting Catherine :) Life can sometimes be complicating!

Blessings to you xoxox . . . Gina

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